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Definitions of fading

  1. weakening in force or intensity; "attenuation in the volume of the sound" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Loss of color, freshness, or vigor. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Decay; loss of colour, freshness, or vigour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. of Fade Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Subject to decay; liable to lose freshness and vigour; not durable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for fading

  1. By and by, I noticed Wemmick's arm beginning to disappear again, and gradually fading out of view. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  2. The thing backed away; already it was fading into the darkness beside the stairs. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton